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Jackson, Norman Leslie (845)

Place of Birth: Stawell, VIC

Age: 24 years 6 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 21 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 845            view online service record

42 Swallow Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Ellen Jackson (mother)
42 Swallow Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 10 November 1915
Ship: HMAT Ascanius A11
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion

KIA: Tuesday, 23 July 1918
Place: France

Norman Leslie Jackson. AWM P08496-001.

Lieutenant, 29 Infantry, killed in action 23 July, 1918, France, age 27, commemorated Mericourt-L’Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

Mother: Mrs Eileen Jackson (father deceased), born Stawell, educated Nott Street SS. A 24-year-old accountant who enlisted with his mother shown at 42 Swallow Street, later altered to a sister Jean JACKSON, initially at 161 Dow Street, but East Camberwell and Mrs D R McAULEY when the circular was returned. Killed in action in France, probably at Morlancourt, on 23 July 1918, 27 years of age.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

N Jackson was listed on the Swimming Club Roll of Honour, 25 November 1916.

1916 ‘ROLL OF HONOR.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 25 November, p. 2. , viewed 04 Nov 2016,

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